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Susan Freeman
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Retro Cocktails
I mostly drink wine these days if I am having an alcoholic beverage, but there is something to be said for the retro cocktail.  I inherited these great 1960's era cocktail glasses from my parents.  They used to love inviting friends over for cocktail partie...

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Adorable Pup All Grown Up
Do you remember the adorable little lost puppy that Bentley and I found on one of our nightly walks last fall?  The poor little guy was hiding behind  a bush in a neighbor's side yard.  He was scared and lonely and  came running out and clung to my leg for ...

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Cowgirl Up Metamorphosis
I am changing the decor of my little shed from garden/potting shed decor  to cowgirl decor.  I felt the need for a change and also to embrace my inner cowgirl.   I have been gathering up the elements to make the transition.  I already have many of them, but...

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I Was Daddy's Little Girl
Today is Father's Day and it was seven years ago today that my Daddy passed away.  He was the center of my universe.  I adored him and his memory lives forever in my heart. Most little girls think their daddy is the best one in the world.  That is how it sh...

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A New Little Herb Garden
Hi strangers!  We are back home in Victoria after a wonderful and restful trip to Austin.  We always have such a great time there.  This time, I made a stop at the Red Barn Garden Center.  I was in heaven!  As I strolled along with my garden cart I kept thi...

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Planter Boxes and Quiet Garden Spots
In my 1948 ranch style house there are lots of planter boxes in various spots in the garden.  I have been busy filling them up.  We had two days of frost last winter and we lost lots of plants.  The caladiums were particularly hard hit, so I planted new bul...

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Our 28th Wedding Anniversary
Today is our 28th wedding anniversary.  I am stunned at how fast the  years have passed.  We have survived many good times, and many sad ones too.  We have lived through good economic years and some rough  ones.  We have lived in Virginia, Idaho and now bac...

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I'm Crushing on Succulents
Every time I go to the nursery I see more and more wonderful succulents. I picked up a couple last weekend to put into this cream and sugar set I picked up at a thrift shop years ago.  Now they are at home on a wicker table on the veranda. I moved this bowl...

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My Shabby Chic Teacup Wreath
Hi ~ it's been a while!  I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend.  We did.  Lots of rest and relaxation and some great time spent with friends.  I did some more shopping for the garden.  I  planted two knockout rose bushes and am adding some orname...

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An Idea for a New Craft Project
I recently had an idea for a wreath to hang on the door of my office/studio. I decided to use tea pots and teacups as my theme, so I started hunting for tea cups and then it dawned on me that a child size tea set would be ideal. I went onto eBay and found t...
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